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Feb. 21 | Volume 4 - 2019






  North Carolina Family Code Nights




On March 12, elementary schools across North Carolina will be recognized for scheduling an important event in family engagement and computer science education: "Family Code Night." Parents of students in Kindergarten through 5th grade across the state (including 120,000 PTA members) will be invited to www.NCNights.org to see if their school is among those hosting this free and important program later this spring. Family Code Night has been recognized with an invitation to the White House and will be featured on the front page of the New York Times. Hosting a Family Code Night is within the capability of nearly any school, no coding experience is required, and all needed materials are provided. It is an ideal step any school can take to advance K-5 family engagement and computer science learning. NC STEM is one of the lead partners in the Family Code Night effort in North Carolina. View the Event Flyer for more details. Principals and educators - don’t be left out! Visit NCNights.org, download the Event Kit, schedule a Family Code Night for April or May, and put your school on "The Map" on March 12! Please enjoy your NC STEM e-Update. Tweet us @NCSTEM with your suggestions, feedback, or thoughts about this issue or future ones.






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Still time to apply for SSEP grant awards

Burroughs Wellcome Fund has opened applications for the 2019 Student STEM Enrichment Program (SSEP) grant awards. Only electronic applications will be accepted no later than 4 p.m. EDT on April 16.





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Find great STEM jobs at NC STEM Center

There are more than a dozen career and job opportunities currently listed in the Job Seekers section of the NC STEM website - including fun summer and other seasonal positions. Quick, easy, free site registration required.





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Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM

The North Carolina Association for Biomedical Research bestows its Distinguished Teaching Award in STEM Education to one or more recipients in the field of K–16 STEM education each year. This year's award(s) will be handed out at Bridging the Gap in Raleigh on Oct. 22-23.





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Featured Program

Smoky Mountain STEM

Southwestern Community College, in partnership with Appalachian State University, has been awarded a grant from NASA to enrich STEM education in western North Carolina schools and communities. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view more great programs at the NC STEM Center.




     

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Featured Opportunity

Free Landfill Tours

Ever wondered what happens to your garbage once you leave it at the curb? Wake County Solid Waste offers free tours of South Wake Landfill and Sonoco's Recycling Facility - learn where all that trash ends up. Learn more. Click or tap the button below to view all STEM opportunities at NC STEM Center.




     

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NC STEM partners with The Connectory to help you discover local STEM happenings.
Please visit Events Calendar to find these and more upcoming events.

Send your event details for future e-Update


 

 

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March



2019 STEM Industry Summit

Join STEM in the Park at this year's STEM Industry Summit on March 1 in RTP. Hear from STEMmy award-winning experts on this year's topic: Connecting Today's STEM Leaders to the K-12 Classroom. Learn more.


 

 

13-17

March



CitSci2019 Conference

Registration is now open for CitSci2019: Growing Our Family Tree in Raleigh next month. Learn more.


 

 

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March



X-STEM DC 2019

X-STEM DC 2019 is less than a month away and registration is still open. X-STEM 2019 is set for Tuesday, March 19, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. Learn more.


 

 

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April



NCEast 2019 State of the Region

NCEast Alliance will host the 2019 State of the Region on April 4 at the Greenville Convention Center. The Keynote speaker will be Stephan Turnipseed, EVP of Pitsco Education, former CEO of LEGO and past chairman of Partnership for 21st Century Learning. More details and information will be coming soon. Stay informed at www.nceast.org.


 

 

24-25

April



SYNERGY Conference 2019

SYNERGY Conference 2019 is set for April 24-25, 2019 at the Khoury Convention Center Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons. Learn more.

 

 

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July



Engineering camps at Queens University of Charlotte

Elementary and middle school campers will get to use the engineering design process to conquer fun and exciting challenges this July at Queens University of Charlotte. There's an opportunity for anyone! Learn more.

 

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